Benefit News

07/09/2024

Free legal services for homeless Veterans

WASHINGTON, July 9, 2024 - For Veterans experiencing homelessness, legal issues can be stressful and challenging to handle, especially when they stand in the way of access to stable housing.

07/09/2024

See Test Results and Clinical Notes in Your MHS GENESIS Patient Portal

FALLS CHURCH, VA, July 9, 2024 - If you’ve recently had a blood draw or X-ray, you’re likely interested in seeing the results once they’re available. Or perhaps you want to review what you discussed with your health care team at your last appointment.

07/08/2024

TRICARE Authorizes Temporary Prescription Refill Waivers for Butte County, California, due to Wildfire

FALLS CHURCH, VA, July 8, 2024 - The Defense Health Agency announced that TRICARE beneficiaries in Butte County, California, may receive emergency prescription refills now through July 13, 2024, due to the Thompson Fire.

07/08/2024

TRICARE Authorizes Temporary Prescription Refill Waivers for Mariposa County, California, due to Wildfire

FALLS CHURCH, VA, July 8, 2024 - The Defense Health Agency announced that TRICARE beneficiaries in Mariposa County, California, may receive emergency prescription refills now through July 15, 2024, due to the French Fire.

07/05/2024

How to avoid DBQ fraud scams

WASHINGTON, July 5, 2024 - Due to the rise of Disability Benefits Questionnaires (DBQs) scams, VA wants to ensure Veterans—including those who choose to have their private health care provider complete a DBQ—are appropriately equipped with the information they need to submit DBQs successfully.

07/03/2024

VA offers disaster relief resources for VA debts

WASHINGTON, July 3, 2024 - Tornadoes, wildfires, and hurricanes can be incredibly disruptive events. VA has resources available to ensure natural disasters do not make the already challenging situation of owing a VA debt worse. If you are experiencing financial hardship and are unable to repay your VA debt because of a natural disaster, relief options are available.